Tag: old jerusalem

What Were the Crusades and How Did They Impact Jerusalem?

11/11 | Some of the most famous churches in Jerusalem were built during the Christian Crusades by Crusaders wishing to memorialize sites they believed to have great Christian significance.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, Post-Biblical Period.

Canaanite Fortress Discovered in the City of David

08/02 | Excavations around the Gihon Spring in the City of David uncovered a massive 3,800-year-old fortress.   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Sites.

The King of Judah, Jars of Wine, and the City of Jerusalem

10/25 | The so-called Jerusalem Papyrus is purported to be an ancient papyrus from the seventh century B.C.E. that mentions “Jerusalem,” “the king,” and “jars of wine.” Epigraphist Christopher Rollston thinks it’s   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.


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